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A pest is defined as
Any organisim defined as a pest
FIFRA is administered by
EPA
The Federal Migroatory Bird Treaty Act protects all birds except
house sparrows, pigeons and starlings
Local Laws and regulations
might overrule state and federal regulations
Animal Caracss disposal methods may include
composting, incineration, below ground
OSHA
governs the reporting of work related illnesses AND
is adminstered by the US Dept of Labor
The migratory bird treaty does not require a permit to control black birds crowes or magpies when found to be committing or about to commit depredations on ornamental trees
TRUE
Carbon Dioxide used to humanely euthanize animals is
heavier than air
Liability is a concern
NONE OF ABOVE
A blind set could be used in a dark attic to capture visually impaired raccoons
FALSE
A trap that is too large or too small for the target animal:
ALL OF THE ABOVE
Robin sized birds, yellow beak dark with light speckles
Starling
Nests in or on buildings
ALL OF THE ABOVE
Non Native Species introduced into the US
ALL OF THE ABOVE
Usually stay in one area all year long Pairs mate for life and produce 10 young per year
Pigeons
Droppings may carry diseases
All of the above
Male with black bib, white cheeks, and chestnut upper wing covers
House Sparrow
Congregate in large numbers on high perches singing and calling can be irritating
Starlings
Average 3 broods per season with 4 to 7 eggs per brood
House Sparrows
Which of the followingis true about pigeons
ALL OF THE ABOVE
Which of the following is true about starlings
They may fly up tp 30 miles to their feeding sites
Which health risk from pest birds is the most serious
Disease organisims and accumilated droppings
Transmitted to humans by air borne spores from soil contaminated by droppings
Histoplasmosis
Disease my damage eyes
Histoplasmosis
Migrates into buildings from nesting and roosting sites and can irritate skin
Ectoparasites
About 50 million people in the US have been exposed to this disease
Histoplasmosis
Generalized form begins as a lung infection
Cryptococcosis (krypt- oh- cock- us)
One form of the disease produces acne like skin irruptions or ulcers with nodules
Cryptococcosis(krypt- oh- cock- us)
Disease often cuases no symptoms or mild flu-like symptoms
Histplasmosis
First step to controlling pest birds is
Conduct a detailed and accurate survey
High quality ultra sonic devices are generally effective
FALSE
When conducting a bird roost clean up
Wear disposable gloves, hats, coveralls and keep the droppings damp
Which birds are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918
House sparrows, starlings and pigeons
Ineffective at controlling birds
Ultrasonic Devices
Often used in warehouses, cooling towers, and places with aesthics are not important
Netting
Must be maintained to remove accumilated debris
SPIKES
The use of decoys is helpful
TRAPPING
Custom designed for ledges high cost and used where asthetics are a concern
COVERS
Method more effective for pigeons than starlings an sparrows
TRAPPING
When using bird traps
Leave decoy birds in the trap
Which is true about Avitrol
Mix a ratio of treated to untreated whole corn for pigeon control
Pigeons lay
1 to 2 eggs up to 10 times a year
Rats are a major carrier of rabies
FALSE
Trichinosis (Trick- ah- no-sis) is cause by a nematode spread by hogs eating food contaminated by rat droppings and humans subsequently eating under cooked pork
TRUE
Bacteria transmitted by the Oriental rat flea
THE PLAGUE
Disease organisims spread by rat urine in water or food
Leptospirosis
Bacteria causes mild flu like symptoms but can be fatal especially to infants
RAT BITE FEVER
Bacteria from rodent droppings in stored food or on dishes
Salmonella
Mice are more likely to cause ______ than rats
Salmonella
A rash cause by bites of house mouse mites
Rickettsial Pox
A skin irritation cause by the mites of house mouse mites
Dermatitis
A virus infection of house mice transmitted to people thru contaminated food or dust
Meningitis
A mature female rat gives birth to about....
20 young per year
A reason for bait shyness in rats is
ALL OF THE ABOVE
Which is not true of rats nests
Norway rat burrows are average 36" deep and over 4' long
Which is not true of Norway rats
They can climb inside pipes as small as 1/2 inC
In the long term the most successful form of rat control is rat proofing
TRUE
Ultra Violet Light
Urine
Light Dusting of Talc
Tracks
Wadded up news paper
Burrows
Stethoscope
Noise
Rotenicides should be placed...
in locations not accesable to children pests wildlife and domestic animals AND in tamper resistant bait boxes
Rotenticides are formulated not to kill animal species of the same class as humans
FALSE
Which type of baits are best place inside rat burrows
Bait packs and tracking powders
When water is limited water baits can be used in open areas
FALSE
The advantage of using tracking powders is that they can be used anywhere
FALSE
When mice infest food the greates loss is not what the mice eat but what is thrown out because of contamination
TRUE
Mice unlike rats are shy of changes in their territory
FALSE
Which of the following is not true about mice
NONE OF THE ABOVE
Mice infestations can be differintiated from rat infestations by the
ALL OF THE ABOVE
Mouse proofing is all that is needed to control an existing mouse population
FALSE
Which is not true about multiple catch traps
Mice are killed instantly
The key difference b/w baiting mice and baiting rats is
You need to apply many small bait placements
Tracking powders are more effective against mice than rats
TRUE
Which would be an effective placement of glue boards for trapping mice
Length wise flush against the wall or long narrow runways
Roof rats and Norway rats will not inhabit the same building
FALSE
Which if the following are true
Roof rats ears can be pulled ove their eyes and thier tails are longer than their bodies
Roof rats typically dig burrows
FALSE
Which are considered common early symptoms of HPS infection
Fatigue fever and muscle aches
Always disinfect gloves before taking them off
TRUE
Which are precuations to take to prevent Hantavirus infection
ALL OF THE ABOVE
Also referred to as a ground hof, 16-20 inches long
Woodchuck
Also referred to as a field mouse, tail shorter than a house mouse
VOLE
Nests are usually built in trees often a problem in attic and garages
IF YOU DONT KNOW THIS ALREADY THAT IS SAD :)

SQUIRRELS
13 Lined is one type of rat sized rodent
Ground Squirrel
A type of ground dwelling squirrel 5 to 6 inches long, 2 tan and 5 blackish long stripes on its back
Chipmunk
Which is not true about VOLES
home range usually about 1 acre
Which is not true concerning control of voles
Large scale fencing is a cost effective means of controlling voles
Which is not an effective tree squirrel exclusion method
Expandable FOam
Some ground squirrel may go into summer hibernation in response to high temps
TRUE
Which is the best method for controlling Alvin and the Chipmunks
Trap them and habaitat alteration
What characterizes a woodchuck burrow
A large mound of earth at the main entrance with an opening 10-12 inches in diameter
Gas cartridges are general use pesticides that may be placed in woodchuck burrows under wooden sheds and other buildings
FALSE
What is the primary damage coused by muscrats
burrowing damages pond dams docks and shorelines
Dam construction and design has little or no effect on prevention of muscrat damage
FALSE
Beaver are typically active 12 hours a night except when hibernatiing
TRUE
A beaver proof add on attaches to trees
FALSE
Male beavers can be told from femakes based on their size
false
Bats are the only true flying mammal
TRUE
Observation of a building at dusk to see where bats exit a structure:
may be useful
Bat check valves should remain in place for _______
5 to 7 days
Moles are rodents
FALSE
Pesticide applications is more effective for controlling moles than trapping
FALSE
Which of the following statements is false
Rabbits are typically easy to trap and relocate
Lyme disease can be prevented by removing ticks within 10-12 hours after bite
TRUE
The following are effective means of live capturing deer
ALL OF THE ABOVE
A coyote den may be shared by more than one female
YES TRUE
In general a venomous snake can be indentified by a single row of scales b/w its vent and the tip of it's tail
TRUE
The feral cat policy of CC states
NONE OF THE ABOVE
The feral cat policy of CC states that it is your customers responsilbilty to make every effort to return pets to their owners
FALSE/TRUE